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Saskatchewan joined the Flood Damage Reduction Program in 1977 signing a General and combined Mapping and Studies Agreements. The 500-year flood was used to designate flood risk areas in 17 communities. The designated areas are divided into two zones, the floodway, where further development is discouraged, and the flood fringe, where flood proofed development is possible. Flood plain management studies were undertaken in Eastend, Swift Current, Lumsden and Regina.
A sub-agreement on Flood Forecasting helped Saskatchewan improve its system of flood forecasting in the southern part of the province.
Is your property in an area that is subject of recurrent and severe flooding?
If your community is listed below, it is in a "Designated" area. Provide the designation name to the contact when requesting a flood risk map.
To obtain a map, contact:
For more information, contact:
Sustainable Water Management
Environmental Stewardship Branch
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
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